Explore BrainMass

Amazon rainforest

Approach from the perspective of someone searching for funding to support preservation programs.

Review the ecological properties.

Choose a property you would be interested in supporting. Cultural, archeological,or architectural are NOT to be used.

Hope someone can help!

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com August 17, 2018, 5:04 am ad1c9bdddf

Solution Summary

Amazonian rainforests have unparalleled biodiversity. More than 1/3 of all species in the world live in the Amazon Rainforest. The region is home to about 2.5 million insect species, tens of thousands of plants, and some 2000 birds and mammals. To date, at least 40,000 plant species, 3,000 fish, 1,294 birds, 427 mammals, 427 amphibians, and 378 reptiles have been scientifically classified in the region. Scientists have described between 96,660 and 128,843 invertebrate species in Brazil alone. The diversity of plant species is the highest on earth with some experts estimating that one square kilometre may contain over 75,000 types of trees and 150,000 species of higher plants.